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Finance Sector

For over a century, we've acted for global banks, funds and leading financial institutions at the forefront of innovation in the private and public sectors – from creating new financial products to resolving high-stakes litigation, enforcement and compliance matters. Harnessing the talents of our diverse finance, restructuring, securitization, real estate, M&A, capital markets and tax lawyers, we partner with our clients to develop strategies for bespoke challenges and opportunities in today's fast-paced financial markets. We combine our market knowledge with a deep bench of leading trial, appellate, regulatory and compliance lawyers to help financial institutions navigate complex litigation and enforcement matters.

LIBOR Transition and Contract Remediation

Our finance and derivatives teams advise clients on incorporation of fallback and related provisions in new financings and, with our litigation team, advise on legacy instrument considerations, including legislative and other “solutions” and potential litigation exposure. We also provide large scale contract remediation services through our experienced practice teams and innovative Orrick Analytics service offering, which uses machine learning tools to efficiently review large volumes of contracts to identify LIBOR-related terms and provisions. The Orrick Analytics offering includes ...



Our fintech team strives to provide innovative legal solutions to help fintech companies of all sizes achieve their commercial and growth objectives.


Our focus on the fintech sector is a natural product of Orrick’s strengths in technology and finance. We advise more than 2,700 high-growth clients globally and have been recognized as the Most Innovative Law Firm in North America for the 3rd year in a row by Financial Times in 2016, 2017, and 2018. Our finance and transactional capabilities are well documented. In 2019, we have assisted clients in raising nearly $19 billion in venture-backed financings and executed $42 billion in M&A transactions globally. Our finance team is known for developing first-of-a-kind structures and is among the ...

A comprehensive series of primers on all aspects of bond financings

ESG Resource Center